John Worden is a trial lawyer. John is admitted in California and Nevada but has tried dozens of cases throughout the nation. He is a member of the American College of Trial Lawyers (ACTL), the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA), and the Federation of Defense & Corporate Counsel (FDCC).
John is the long-time chair of the San Francisco Bar Association's (BASF) ADR/Arbitration Section and a former board member of both BASF and BASF's Justice and Diversity Center.
In addition to his courtroom trial work, John’s experience in the financial services area involves dozens of Financial Industry Regulator Authority (FINRA) arbitrations, ranging from banking disputes and customer suits against broker-dealers to venture capital and private equity disputes.
John has successfully represented both policyholders and carriers in insurance disputes in such areas as:
John has handled construction disputes for 30 years, representing subcontractors, prime contractors, and owners in all types of litigation, including:
John has handled and tried for plaintiffs and defendants the following types of personal injury cases:
In his spare time, John is an athlete. He is a black belt kung fu instructor (having received multiple golds at the National Kung Fu Championships in Baltimore and a silver medal at the 2003 World Kung Fu Championships in São Paulo, Brazil) and competes in two other sports.